Even though the show\’s been off the air for almost two decades, it lives on in a
Philadelphia-area mens recreational hockey league.
The Washington Capitals added a potentially significant piece to their lineup Tuesday with the acquisition of veteran forward Dustin Penner from the Anaheim Ducks. Penner is a natural left winger who could play alongside Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin on the Capitals\’ No.1 line.
No sibling rivalry here.
While Olympians are playing ice hockey in Sochi, local athletes are playing an underwater version of the game.
Four goals? Not bad, but it\’s the way San Jose Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl put his final shot in the net that\’s so amazing.
The Washington Capitals opened training camp Thursday with 69 players taking part, but center Mikhail Grabovski was not among them.
Area police departments formed teams, laced-up their skates and played hockey to benefit an officer still recovering from a serious head-on crash.
If Tom Poti\’s first professional hockey game in
more than two years is any indication, the 35-
year-old\’s attempt at an NHL comeback could be the
Capitals\’ early season feel good story.
The Capitals released their schedule Saturday
afternoon, shortly after the NHLPA voted in favor
of ratifying the new collective bargaining
NHL owners and players alike would like nothing
more than to move on from the 113-day lockout and
put their differences aside.
Of the 46 prospects at the Washington Capitals\’
development camp this week, only a handful will
be invited to the team\’s main training camp in
September. Within that smaller group, there may
only be one or two players with any shot at
making the Caps\’ opening night roster.
Canadians take their hockey seriously, and apparently it starts at a young age.